SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A wildfire near San Jose Sunday afternoon has so far consumed roughly 81 acres of vegetation and was still burning Sunday evening, a Cal Fire official said.

Firefighters responded around 1:30 p.m. to an area southwest of McKean Road and Whispering Oaks Drive, Cal Fire Capt. John Korupp said.

Roughly 100 firefighters, including a three-alarm response from the San Jose Fire Department, according to a San Jose fire official, were called to battle the blaze, Korupp said.

As of around 6:30 p.m., Korupp said the fire was roughly 80 percent contained.

No structures have been threatened and no injuries were reported, he said.

The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, Korupp said.

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